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New York Times, Monday, August 11, 1975

Author:
Herb L. Risteen
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.51, Missing: { Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 5, Spans: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1975, The New York TimesNo. 9,494
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O'Flaherty : LIAM
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Birthplace of 11 Down, with 15 Across : TERRE
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One who does: Suffix : STER
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Bombs and bullets : AMMO
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See 5 Across : HAUTE
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Asian native : THAI
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Small barracuda : SPET
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Miss Waters : ETHEL
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Of aircraft: Prefix : AERO
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Title : SIR
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But: Ger. : ABER
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Arty gatherings : SALONS
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Bury : INTER
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Influenced : LED
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Aspects : FACETS
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Olympian goddess : HERA
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Electrical unit : OHM
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Lariat : REATA
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Antihero for 11 Down : TITAN
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Girl's name : RAE
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Water birds : ERNS
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Wren or Lind : JENNY
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Leisure rooms : DENS
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Order to a dog : SIT
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Dance : CONGA
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Neighbor of Tyre : SIDON
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Pronoun : HER
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Network : RETE
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Sister for 11 Down : CARRIE
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Sky altar : ARA
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Victor over the Armada : DRAKE
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System of rule : REGIME
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Port facility : PIER
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Particle : ION
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Tavern stock : ALES
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Hum ___ : ATUNE
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European city : OSLO
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French novelist : GIDE
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Make paper unreadable : SHRED
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Gratify : FEED
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Declares : SAYS
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Signs of sorrow : TEARS
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Cleaving tool : FROE
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Maiden : LASS
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Zulu regiment : IMPI
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Classic by 11 Down : AMERICANTRAGEDY
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Witticism : MOT
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Seven against ___ : THEBES
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Lotus ___ : EATER
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Rhine feeder : RUHR
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Way: Abbr. : RTE
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Electric ___ : EELS
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Out of condition : STALE
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U. S. novelist : THEODOREDREISER
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Merit : EARN
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Ebro and Tagus, to Spaniards : RIOS
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Indian flour : ATTA
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Mr. King : ALAN
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Hair and fish : NETS
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Impertinent : FRESH
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Avian abode : AERIE
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Gate part : HINGE
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Heating vessel : ETNA
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Aldo or manta : RAY
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Asian capital : HANOI
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Middle, in law : MESNE
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Big top : TENT
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Sloppy or G.I. : JOE
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Dagger : DIRK
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Compress : CRAM
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Moselle tributary : SAAR
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Statements of faith : CREEDS
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Originates : RISES
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Railroad car : DINER
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Riches' partner : RAGS
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English essayist : ELIA
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"___ of Eden" : EAST
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Aqua ___ : PURA
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Bread spread : OLEO
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Plant joint : NODE
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Article : THE
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___ the cuff : OFF

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